Summer is the best time to travel along the coastline of the world. It allows you to achieve that tan and let a little moisture get into your hair. Some countries make this possible for the Indian traveller.
The blue lagoons and the reefs are best experienced from November to April. The airport is the first spectre that attracts all the tourists along with the island beaches the Malé Friday Mosque and the National Museum. The official residence of the president of Maldives is an attractive monument. The Muliaage is located in the historic centre of Malé. A visa can be obtained on arrival for 30 days.
White sand beaches, the exquisite flora and fauna and the tropical weather is at its utmost when the south-east trade winds blow from in October and November or in the transitional period from humid to dry and warm in the months of April and May. Fishing, snorkelling and scuba-diving among other adventure sports fascinate tourists here in the clear waters. It is a visa-free country and a visitor’s permit is issued on arrival.
Be it the Black River Gorges National Park or the hiking trails of Mauritius, every aspect of the place is capable of mesmerising you. Amidst the Indian Ocean, the Rochester Falls give you an experience of a lifetime. The cool, dry and sunny weather can be experienced from May to December. A 60 days visa is issued for Indians on arrival.
The country is built on thousands of volcanic islands making it an attractive tourist destination. From Jakarta to Bali, every place has something new to offer. It is also at its best throughout the year as the rains do not last for more than an hour or two. However, May to September is pleasant and sunny. Some of the famous places are the Ubud Monkey Forest, Bunaken and Lake Toba. Here too, 30 days visiting visa is permitted to the travellers from India.
/> This archipelago holds 300 islands in the Pacific Ocean. The palm-lined beaches become a place to relax, put your feet up and enjoy the summer breeze between July and September. Here too, the weather is pretty much constant. The Kula Eco Park and the Mamanuca and Denarau islands are a few of the well-crafted places. Visiting visas are issued on arrival for
Indians for a stay for 120 days.
Not far for India, Sri Lanka diversifies from rainforests and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. There is a wide range of national parks to waterfalls that attract tourists from all over the world. The best time to visit the east coast is April and May while the south and west coast from December to March. The temperature is moderate and constant, however. A double-entry visa is applicable for Indian tourists for 30 days and an Electronic Travel Authorization also needs to be applied for before travelling.
The tropical beaches here project hues of blue and green that sooth the mind. From the Grand Palace to the Phi Phi Islands to the Khao Yai National Park, nature takes a 360 degree turn in showing the best of itself. November to February, where the temperature is cool and dry. The visa for visitors is applicable for 30 days.
The main condition to obtain the visa on arrival in these beautiful coastal countries is that you have 2 passport size photographs, a return ticket, accommodation during your stay in the country and enough finances to support your stay. However, it is always advised to check the requirements at the time of travel. The temperature is moderate and constant
throughout the year so you won’t have a problem even if you are not in for the season.